Portland has long been a haven for musicians and music fans. Hear the fascinating stories behind Portland's internationally renowned music scene. Along the way, we’ll visit the rock clubs, record labels and music stores that shaped Portland’s musical past and present—from “Louie Louie” to “Hey, Eugene!” and featuring songs by Sleater Kinney, The Decemberists, Elliot Smith and more. History will come alive as our troubadour tour guide leads the group in sing-alongs that pay tribute to some of the best artists and songs ever to come out of the Rose City. Don’t worry - we’ll teach you the words!
- The history of “Jumptown” and jazz
- Rock n' roll’s heyday
- Portland’s influence on punk and grunge
- The city’s burgeoning hiphop scene
Tours every Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday – 1PM
Starting May 1, 2015
Meets outside Dan & Louis Oyster Bar
208 SW Ankeny St
More info: knowyourcity.org/tours
Special thanks: Dawn Jones-Redstone, Lukas Borsten, Tres Shannon, Mike Lastra, Roger Hart and Gino Rossi.